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Definition of the noun trove

What does trove mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: troves

  1. treasure of unknown ownership found hidden (usually in the earth)
    • examples: My German dictionary is a treasure trove of strange and enchanting words. | Tatoeba is a treasure trove of wisdom and world knowledge.
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • synonym of trove: treasure trove
    • more generic terms: hoarded wealth / treasure = accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.

Alternative definition of the noun trove


  1. A treasure trove; a collection of treasure.


  1. Trove is an Australian online library database aggregator; a free faceted search engine hosted by the National Library of Australia, in partnership with content providers including members of the National & State Libraries Australasia. It is one of the most well known and accessed digital services in the country with over 70,000 daily users.
  2. Trove is a personalized news aggregation web and mobile application.
    • developer: The Graham Holdings Company
    • genre: News aggregator
    • official website:

Phrases with Trove

  1. treasure trove
  2. Treasure-Trove

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Trove

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Google previewCopyfight (2015)

by Phillipa McGuinness

Trove is a discovery service that makes Australian resources easier to find and use.

Google previewHSOH (2008)

An Elusive Species with Many Different Traits by Oliver Baum

TROVE is the development of a general computational paradigm, which can be used in a black box fashion, for calculating rotation-vibration energies for molecules in isolated electronic states. This computational scheme is applicable for a ...

Google previewConvergence (2017)

The Redesign of Design by Randy Deutsch

Trove is a photographic collection of iconic objects and artworks from both private and public collections across Toronto. make 3D digital construction documents, which are the equivalent of a shop drawing.

Google previewAesthetics of the Familiar (2017)

Everyday Life and World-Making by Yuriko Saito

This move to turn the mundane, everyday, humdrum into an aesthetic treasure trove is an attempt to extend the time-honored aesthetic attitude theory to everyday life. This understanding of everyday aesthetics confirms the claims made by ...

Google previewT, UVWXYZ Versability (2016)

by Roger J. Maderia

A trove is a collection that is great. A twitch is a slight jerky movement. A twinge is a sudden stab of pain. A trickle is a slow thin flow of water. A torrent is a flood from pouring rain. Trust is reliance on the truth. Timing is a judgment of when to act.

Google previewIntercloud (2016)

Solving Interoperability and Communication in a Cloud of Clouds by Jazib Frahim, Venkata Josyula, Monique Morrow, Ken Owens

Trove is an OpenStack project that provides a user interface (UI) and a commandline interface for periodic maintenance of the database, such as scheduling backups, restoring data from backups, automatically upgrading minor versions ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopaedia of the Law of Scotland (1899)

by John Chisholm

Treasure Trove.—The right to treasure trove is one of the Regalia Minora, and as such is vested in the Crown. It is communicable to a subject, but only by express grant, not being included among those rights which a barony charter carries by ...

Google previewDictionary of Legal Terms, 5th edition

by Steven H. Gifis

TREASURE TROVE money, coin, gold, silver, plate, bullion, or any other item of value found hidden in the earth or in a private place, such as a house, whose owner is unknown. Treasure trove is distinguished from lost property in that it must ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard


Google previewA new law dictionary ... (1792)

by Richard Burn, John Burn

TREASURE TROVE, (from the French trover, to find,) is where any money or coin, gold, filver, plate, or bullion, is found hidden in the earth, or other private place, the owner thereof being unknown ; in which case, the treasure belongs to the ...

Google previewBuilding Contract Dictionary (2008)

by David Chappell, Vincent Powell-Smith, Derek Marshall, Simon Cavender

trove. Gold or silver coin, plate, bullion or other valuable items hidden in a house or in the earth or other secret place, the true...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

TREASURE TROVE. Found treasure. This name is given to such money or coin, gold, silver, plate, or bullion, which, having been hidden or concealed in the earth, or oth- -er private place, so long that its owner is unknown , ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted (1903)

To which Has Been Added Statutory Definitions by Frederick Stroud

"'Treasure trove' is when any money, gold, silver, plate, or bullion, is found in any place, and no man knoweth to whom the...

Google previewA Concise Law Dictionary - For Students and Practitioners (2013)

by P. G. Osborn,

Treasure Trove. Any money, coin, gold, silver, plate or bullion found hidden in the earth or other private place. It belongs to the Crown, unless the owner appears to claim it. The Crown may grant the right to treasure trove found within a certain ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)

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Treasure Trove. By the Common Law of England, all gold and silver plainly derelict by the former owner, and not traceable to any representative of that owner, was the property of the crown. The rule, it appears, is derived from the strictly limited ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1872)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Treasure Trove. By the Common Law of England, all gold and silver plainly derelict by the former owner, and not traceable to any representative of that owner, was the property of the crown. The rule,- it appears, is derived from the ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

TREASURE-TROVE {treasure, from OF. tresor, Fr. tresor, It., Sp. tesoro, from Lat. thesaurus, from Gk. dT]<ravp6s, treasure + trove, from OF. trover, trouvw, Fr. trouver, to find). In the common law of England, hidden treasure of gold, silver, and ...

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Quotes about Trove

A moment with you,
In my life, my everything.
I am saving every memory,
Soon, I will be a millionaire,
With a treasure trove of,
Unforgettable moments
Like grains of sand,
Golden for-
Us. (Ian Beckett)
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Scrabble value of T1R1O1V4E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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